• Deception: A Young Person's Life Skill? book cover


    A Young Person's Life Skill?, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Taylor, Lynsey Gozna

    This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents’ choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological…

    Hardback – 2010-11-26
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Adolescent Development

  • Lifers: Seeking Redemption in Prison book cover


    Seeking Redemption in Prison, 1st Edition

    By John Irwin

    John Irwin writes about prisons from an unusual academic perspective. Before receiving a Ph.D. in sociology, he served five years in a California state penitentiary for armed robbery. This is his sixth book on imprisonment – an ethnography of prisoners who have served more than twenty…

    Paperback – 2009-06-23
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Mental Health and Emerging Adulthood among Homeless Young People book cover

    Mental Health and Emerging Adulthood among Homeless Young People

    1st Edition

    By Les B. Whitbeck

    What happens to homeless and runaway adolescents when they become adults? This is the first study that follows homeless youth into young adulthood and reviews the mental health consequences of runaway episodes and street life. The adolescents were interviewed every three months for three years from…

    Paperback – 2009-04-14
    Psychology Press

  • A Wider Social Role for Sport: Who's Keeping the Score? book cover

    A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?, 1st Edition

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-28

  • Deviant Behavior: Crime, Conflict, and Interest Groups book cover

    Deviant Behavior

    Crime, Conflict, and Interest Groups, 8th Edition

    By Charles H. McCaghy, Timothy A. Capron, J.D. Jamieson, Sandra Harley H. Carey

    Using the framework of interest group conflict, this text combines a balanced, comprehensive overview of the field of deviance with first-hand expertise in the workings of the criminal justice system. Deviant Behavior, Seventh Edition, surveys a wide range of topics, from explanations regarding…

    Paperback – 2007-11-16

  • Adolescent Crime book cover

    Adolescent Crime

    1st Edition

    By Per-Olof H. Wikstrom, David A. Butterworth

    This book examines young people's involvement in crime (including crimes of violence, vandalism, shoplifting, burglary and car crime) as both victims and offenders. Although adolescence is the time when involvement in crime peaks, few previous UK-based studies have attempted to provide a…

    Paperback – 2007-10-01

  • C. Crime and Delinquency book cover

    C. Crime and Delinquency

    1st Edition

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2007-03-31

  • Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City book cover

    Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City

    1st Edition

    By Bill Sanders

    Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City offers an interpretive account of juvenile delinquency within the modern inner city, an environment which is characterized by a long history of social deprivation and high rates of crime. A wide range of topics are explored, such as young people's…

    Paperback – 2007-03-15
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth Offending in Transition: The Search for Social Recognition book cover

    Youth Offending in Transition

    The Search for Social Recognition, 1st Edition

    By Monica Barry

    Taking a new approach to youth crime, this book argues that the transition from childhood to adulthood can be an isolating and disempowering experience for young people. Children and young people are inherently vulnerable because of their age and status – they are a minority group, with the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-29

  • Rougher Justice book cover

    Rougher Justice

    1st Edition

    By Peter Squires, Dawn Stephen

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need,…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01

  • C. Crime and Delinquency book cover

    C. Crime and Delinquency

    1st Edition

    Criminology is an area of burgeoning growth today and this set makes available a selection of fascinating early studies in the field. A whole variety of issues are explored from crime journalism to prison regime, motoring offences to murder. The volumes discuss variously identification, causation,…

    Hardback – 2001-09-27

  • The Causes of Exclusion: Home, School and the Development of Young Criminals book cover

    The Causes of Exclusion

    Home, School and the Development of Young Criminals, 1st Edition

    By Cedric Cullingford

    This report synthesizes two approaches to a topical problem: the concern with social deviancy and crime which focuses on failure; and research on educational development which focuses on success. The book explores how environmental experiences (including parenting and bullying) play a role.…

    Paperback – 1999-10-01

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